Electric car charging zones across the South West
As we edge closer to 2030 the UK's infrastructure for electric car charging facilities is growing rapidly to accomodate the increase of electric vehicles on the road. With electric vehicles still being relatively new to drivers there are without doubt some new things to think about when considering switching to electric. Journeys require more detailed planning, and working out what works for you and your lifestyle can take time.
In this blog, we answer the obvious questions of "where can I charge my car" by showing you a map which pin points exact charging locations, to help you plan and prepare for your journey ahead.
Easy to Charge
It’ll soon be common to charge your electric car overnight at home, it’ll become a habit like charging your smartphone. Charging stations are also appearing all over the UK making it easier to charge your smart car on the go.
Car Charging at Home
The fastest way to charge your smart electric drive is by connecting it to a purpose-built wall box using the supplied charging cable. A wall box will charge the battery from 20% – 100% in just 3.5 hours. You can also charge your smart electric drive from any domestic power socket but it takes a little longer: 20 – 100% in around 6 hours.
Charging Stations Near You
Wondering where your nearest charging station maybe? Use the link below to narrow down your nearest charging station and for longer journeys plan your route. The map includes public and semi-public charging facilities for your electric car – worldwide.*
*The app is created and run by Next Green Car Ltd, Mercedes-Benz South West and smart south-west are not affiliated with the website.